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2012-2013 Rotary Charities Grantees & Their Programs

Rotary Charities fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. The table below shows all of the grants made in our last fiscal year. 


Organization Purpose Amount
Acme Christian Thrift Store & Food Pantry Capital Improvements & Furnishings $35,000
Alliance for Economic Success Honor Revitalization Project $15,000
American Red Cross of Northwest Michigan Fund Development $25,000
Antrim Conservation District Organizational Capacity Building $11,927
ArtCenter Traverse City Planning – Survey & Business Plan Development $5,000
Benzie Area Christian Neighbors Organizational Capacity Building $22,705
Benzie Conservation District Planning $5,000
Benzie Transportation Authority Smart Ride $16,000
Bethany Christian Services Safe Families for Children $40,000
Child and Family Services of NW Michigan Safe Haven – Expansion to Antrim County $49,000
City of Traverse City Feasibility Study – Bayfront Pier $5,000
Communities in Schools of Mancelona Organizational Capacity Building $25,000
Conflict Resolution Services Planning- Beyond Bullying $5,000
Conflict Resolution Services Olweus Bullying Prevention Program $65,000
Foundation for Mental Health Organizational Capacity Building $40,000
GT County Parks and Rec Planning Facility Needs Study $5,000
GT Pavilions Foundation Expansion Feasibility Study $5,000
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Organizational Capacity Building $40,000
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Herman Community Park $15,000
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy Acme Bayside Park, Phase 3 $50,000
Grass River Natural Area Planning- Organizational Capacity Assessment $8,000
Great Start Traverse Bay/Manistee Planning Grant- Network $5,000
Green Lake Township Interlochen Recreation Trail $15,000
Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall Assn Planning- Design Project $5,000
History Center of Traverse City Planning- Organizational Capacity Assessment $8,000
Inland Seas Education Association Planning- Executive Transition $5,000
Involved Citizen Enterprises Centre ICE Arena Renovation $65,000
ISLAND Planning Farmer Residency Program $5,000
Junior Achievement Marketing and Communications (year 2) $13,500
Leelanau Christian Neighbors Planning- Organizational Capacity Assessment $8,000
Leelanau Montessori PSA Planning- Strategic Planning Initiative $8,000
Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation Cowell Family Cancer Center $500,000
Music House Museum Planning- Capacity Building $8,000
Northport Youth Sailing School Planning- Organizational Capacity Assessment $8,000
NW Michigan Community Action Agency Planning- NMCAA Development $8,000
NW Michigan Council of Governments Up North Trails $40,000
Paperworks Studio (a Goodwill Program) Program (year 3) $20,000
ReadAloud.org Parent Awareness & Big Box of Books $15,000
Samels Farm Historical Society Farm Implement/Storage Project $15,000
SEEDS Fund Development $40,000
Third Level Financial Planning $5,000
Third Level Organizational Analysis $5,000
Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center Program Grant- f/t Family Advocate (year 3) $25,000
Traverse City Film Festival Bijou by the Bay Planning Grant $5,000
Traverse Health Clinic Program Transition & Expansion $90,000
United Way of Northwest Michigan 2-1-1 Partnership $40,000
United Way of Northwest Michigan Volunteer Center (year 2) $25,000
Women’s Resource Center- Grand Traverse Alliances & Technology $23,184
Chalfonte Foundation Planning OCA $8,000
The Children's House Planning Grant - OCA $8,000
TART Trails, Inc. Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail $50,000
Child and Family Services of NW Michigan Third Level merger $40,000
HomeStretch Nonprofit Housing Corp. Depot Neighborhood $40,000
Michigan Legacy Art Park Art Park Access $40,000
Northwest MI Community Action Agency Communications & Development $40,000
Interlochen Center for the Arts IPR = Equipment $35,000
SEEDS  Fund development (2) $35,000
Disability Network/ Northern Michigan Impowering Independence $34,375
Botanical Garden Society of Northwest Mi Capacity – Organziational Capacity Building $30,000
Northwest Michigan Supportive Housing Organizational Advancement (2) $30,000
Benzie Home Health Care Improving Marketing & Technical Capacity $29,850
Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Capacity Building $28,450
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities Taste the Local Difference $25,000
The Nature Conservancy Preserving Eastern Lake Michigan's Shore $25,000
American Red Cross of Northwest Michigan Fund Development (3) $15,000
Music House Museum Technology $15,000
Women's Resource Center- Grand Traverse Alliances & Technology (3) $13,061
Benzie Area Christian Neighbors, Inc. Capacity – Organziational Capacity Building (3) $11,352
Yuba Historic Society Infrastructure Improvements $10,000
Junior Achievement Marketing and Communications (3) $5,000
Benzie Area Historical Society Planning - OCA $8,000
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy Planning Grant - Program $5,000
Leelanau Christian Neighbors Planning - Marketing Design & Developmen $5,000
Rotary Camps & Services Budget Grant for DCGL $30,000
Grand Traverse Community Foundation Rotary Fund - Budget allocation $13,000
Community Services Network of Michigan Planning - Strategic Plan implementation $8,000
The Greenspire School Planning - OCA $8,000
Arts for All Planning - Marketing Tool kit $5,000
Benzie County Planning - Economic Development $5,000 
Benzie County Council on Aging, Inc. Planning - Community Assessment $5,000
Women's Resource Center - Grand Traverse Planning Grant - Doula Teen Parent Program $5,000
Stoneshouse, Inc Planning OCA $8,000
Acme Heritage Society Planning- community assessment & capital $5,000
Bay Area Transportation Authority Planning Grant - 2013 Strategic Planning $5,000
Catholic Human Services Inc.  Planning - Marketing & Branding $8,000
Kalkaska Conservation District Planning - OCA, Goverance Training $8,000
Northport Community Arts Center Planning Grant - OCA $8,000
Great Lakes Children's Museum Salesforce Transition $3,920
  TOTAL GRANTS $2,225,324